The Alabama Wildlife Center is Alabama’s oldest and largest wildlife rehabilitation facility and annually receives almost 1,800 birds from over 100 different species. AWC is a nonprofit organization whose dual mission is:

  • To provide medical and rehabilitative care for Alabama’s injured and orphaned native birds in order to permit their return to the wild.
  • To educate people in order to heighten awareness and appreciation of Alabama’s native wildlife.

Alabama Wildlife Center
100 Terrace Drive
Oak Mountain State Park
Pelham, AL 35124

HOURS OF OPERATION - Open Every Day of the Year!

Bird Patient Admission: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Wildlife Help Line: 8:00AM – 8:00PM  (205-663-7930, Ext. 2)
Visitors: 9:00AM – 5:00PM (even holidays!)
Business Office: 9:00AM – 5:00PM Monday-Friday (closed holidays)


If you have a sick, injured, or orphaned bird, call the Wildlife Center at 205-621-3333.
If you have a sick, injured, or orphaned mammal, call Wild Mammal Care of Alabama at 205-871-7803.
If you have a sick, injured, or orphaned reptile or amphibian, call the Alabama Reptile Rescue Sanctuary at 205-253-1283.